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#18 on the Top Sketch Websites!
Top 50 Sketch Websites & Blogs For Sketchers & Artists Woot! I made #18 on the top sketch blogs for sketchers! I am not usually interested in awards but this is comparing me with some people who I think are … Continue reading
Posted in class, creativity, drawing, memory, painting, pen & ink, process, sketchbook, watercolor, writing Tagged art, art classes, journal, journaling, sketching 29 Comments
Gratitude Journal: Rings, Cherished Blogfest 2016
I’ve been married twice. My first husband died. You know how you don’t know what you don’t know until you experience it? I didn’t know how unconnected I was in my first marriage. I had doubts about getting married; everyone … Continue reading
Posted in art journal, challenge, journal, memory, painting, pen & ink, watercolor Tagged #CBF16, #cherishedblogfest, #WorldWatercolorMonth, Daniel Smith watercolors, engagement rings, gratitude, Holbein, intimacy, journal, lover, marriage, memory, Moleskin Watercolor journal, pen & ink, Platinum Carbon pen, sketchbook, watercolor, watercolor art journal, wedding rings 40 Comments
Gratitude: My Red Bike at the Haskell Street Barn
*alert: vampire child face, oops* I had a good childhood, raised by a single mom with an alcoholic dad who skipped, and three much older brothers who loved me dearly. I am GRATEFUL because I wasn’t around JD (what they … Continue reading
Posted in art journal, challenge, journal, memory, pen & ink, portrait, series, virtual sketching, watercolor Tagged #WorldWatercolorMonth, apricot, babysitter, bike, Daniel Smith watercolors, Encino California, George Puttnam, ghosts, gratitude, Haskell Ave, Holbein, journal, memory, Moleskin Watercolor journal, pen & ink, Platinum Carbon pen, red barn, red bike, selfie, sketchbook, the Haunting, watercolor, watercolor art journal 18 Comments
Electric Pencil: A Sketchbook from an Asylum
It speaks for itself, fascinating. From this posting: http://www.electricpencildrawings.com/EPrevealed-english.html I love this kind of thing….
Posted in journal, sketchbook Tagged history, journal, Missouri, storytelling 6 Comments
Organic Fudge: From my other blog!
Posted first on my other blog, katwritesfood. I stopped making fudge at Christmas because we stopped eating anything with GMOs, and so many recipes for things like fudge were full of very nasty things. But I discovered organic Sweetened Condensed … Continue reading
Posted in art journal, challenge, drawing, painting, pen & ink, recipe, sketchbook, watercolor Tagged Aquabee Super Deluxe Journal, art journal, bittersweet, chocolate, creme de cocoa, Daniel Smith watercolors, fudge, gluten-free, Holbein, holiday gifts, journal, kahlua, katwritesfood, non-GMO, organic, Primatek, QoR watercolors, semi-sweet, Sennelier, sweetened condensed milk, walnuts, watercolor 5 Comments
IFJM 15: Horses and Bulls and Flamingos, Oh My!
15 April “Gardian House Carmargue Region” From my journal: “Maybe it’s France. We’ve had a shift in travel schedules . . . languid! Took time for our lovemaking, and then a heavenly very French breakfast and favorite breakfast. . . … Continue reading
Posted in animals, architecture, art journal, drawing, graphite, journal, painting, pen & ink, pencil, sketchbook, watercolor Tagged Arles, art journal, bull, Carmargue, Daniel Smith watercolors, De Atramentis Document ink, Fake Journal, flamingo, France, Gardian, Holbein, International Fake Journal Month, journal, Moleskin Watercolor journal, Pentalic HB woodless pencil, Platinum Carbon pen, Platinum Preppy pen, Primatek, QoR watercolors, Roma Gypsy, Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, sketching, Super5 ink, watercolor 16 Comments
IFJM 8: Bologna to Parma
8 April 2015 “Anytime you get clear about what you mission is or what your focus wants to be, things start to come together in your life.” Eve Ensler “Santa Croce, the Basilica on the Piazza. Home to the bones … Continue reading
Posted in architecture, art journal, drawing, journal, painting, pen & ink, sketchbook, watercolor Tagged art journal, Bologna, Charles Moore, Daniel Smith watercolors, Fake Journal, Florence, International Fake Journal Month, journal, Moleskin Watercolor journal, Noodlers ink, Parma, Pierre Koenig, Platinum Preppy pen, Polar Brown Noodlers ink, Primatek, Santa Croce, Santuary of the Madonna di San Luca, watercolor 8 Comments
Garuda with Washes, The First
I continue to work the various levels in washes, learning as I go. I worked with one of Mitchell’s favorite statues (right) which has a lovely history, which I will tell you all about in one of these posts when … Continue reading
Posted in art journal, Buddha, drawing, gods and goddesses, painting, sketchbook, watercolor Tagged art journal, buddhist, Garuda, journal, lord vishnu, Platinum Carbon pen, Strathmore journal, vedic, washes, watercolor 1 Comment
USk: Kiva Tearoom, NW Portland
I braved another day of sketching with the intention to sketch people in a crowded place. There were few people in today — what? — Saturday in Portland? This post is a big deal for me because I am posting … Continue reading
Posted in architecture, art journal, journal, painting, pen & ink, process, sketchbook, urban sketchers, watercolor Tagged Alphabet District Portland, art journal, Daniel Smith watercolors, Delta journal, journal, KIVA tearoom, NW Industrial Sanctuary Portland, NW Portland, Platinum Carbon pen, Portland Oregon, QoR watercolors, Strathmore journal, urban sketchers, Urban Sketchers Portland, USk, watercolor 7 Comments
Recipe Watercolor: Chicken Curry
I’ve been so busy I haven’t sketched recipes in a long time! During the holiday I made this leftover dish and enjoyed the curry colors! Yummy recipe using leftovers posted on Katwritesfood! Soon I will post my first lesson on … Continue reading
Emotional Moonth Art Journal(Reposting)
This is one of the older posts from my other blog that I wanted here on D.Katie Powell Art. It was a pivotal moment regarding various choices to teach in cyberspace. It happened in November, and so is a bit … Continue reading
Posted in art, art journal, Booby Gurl, journal, loss, memory, painting, pen & ink, process, sketchbook, watercolor Tagged Aquabee Super Deluxe Journal, art journal, Booby Gurl, Daniel Smith watercolors, Holbein, hurt feelings, journal, Portland Oregon, QoR watercolors, Sennelier, watercolor 2 Comments
Watercolor Pencils, Ho-Hum
I was challenged to use a tool I have but am not fond of for a week, and to figure out why I never reach for it; mine was watercolor pencils. I have a mess of them that I bought … Continue reading
Posted in art journal, color, drawing, painting, pencil, sketchbook, waterbrush, watercolor Tagged Caran D'Ache, journal, Neocolor II, sketching, watercolor pencils 6 Comments
Mug of Hope: Mix-it Monthly Challenge
Pia Rom’s prompt this month for her challenge grabbed me immediately, though the colors for this month are not me at all! We collect coffee mugs! Mitchell and I have names for them — Our Happy Mug (white roosters stamped … Continue reading
Posted in art, challenge, creativity, drawing, india ink, journal, painting, shellac, sketchbook, writing Tagged Blue Sky Pottery, coffee, cup, cuppa joe, Deb Babcock, journal, Mix-it Monthly, morning, poetry 15 Comments
In the Garden: Memory
(I can see the difference in my second nasturtium, much looser. . . and I like this background.) I was feeling blue. I was also so disappointed because Daniel Smith did not get my paints to me for our time … Continue reading
Posted in art, color, drawing, journal, memory, painting, watercolor Tagged art journal, frogs, garden, husband, journal, nasturtiums 2 Comments
J is for Art Journal: A-to-Z Challenge
I had to make a change. Running and working in our business means I don’t have the time to set up for painting at an easel and painting with acrylics, which in my case means canvases and 4 oz tubs … Continue reading
Posted in art, creativity, drawing, journal, painting, sketchbook, watercolor Tagged art journal, journal 12 Comments